Former Liverpool captain Sami Hyypia has been reassured that his job as Bayer Leverkusen boss is not under threat. The Bundesliga outfit made a flying start to the campaign and occupied second spot behind runaway leaders Bayern Munich before embarking on a five-match losing run.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });Despite their recent slump in results and performances, Hyypia’s men are in third position and only two points behind heavyweights Borussia Dortmund, last year’s European Cup finalists. The Finn, who played for Liverpool for 10 years between 1999 and 2009, has come in for criticism of late but club executive Michael Schade dismissed talk of a change in the dug-out and insists missing out on Champions League football would not spell the end for the ex-Reds defender. He told the Rheinische Post: “Sami Hyypia can be sure he has the full support of the authorities.“I cannot believe that things will change for the worse in three weeks.“We would not feel that qualifying for the Europa League next season is a failure.”Read more Liverpool transfer news.